TLI31216 Certificate III in Driving Operations

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This is a qualification for those engaged in driving operation bus or coach job roles within the Transport and Logistics Industry. It involves a defined range of skilled operations usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines methods and procedures with some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment services or contingency measures and within known time constraints. Licensing legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit. As these requirements can vary between states territories or industry sectors relevant information must be sourced prior to application of this unit.


Bus or Coach Driver.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered over one and a half years.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a PreTraining Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individuals existing skills and knowledge language literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

1.5 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods 20 $20.00
TLIE1005 Carry out basic workplace calculations 20 $20.00
TLIF1001 Follow work health and safety procedures 20 $20.00
TLIF2010 Apply fatigue management strategies 30 $30.00
TLIH2001 Interpret road maps and navigate pre-determined routes 20 $20.00
TLIL1001 Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures 30 $30.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
TLIA1001 Secure cargo 20 $20.00
TLIB0002 Carry out vehicle inspection 20 $20.00
TLIB2008 Carry out inspection of trailers 30 $30.00
TLIC1051 Operate commercial vehicle 30 $30.00
TLIC3004 Drive heavy rigid vehicle 40 $40.00
TLIC3005 Drive heavy combination vehicle 40 $40.00
TLIC3063 Operate vehicle carrying special loads 40 $40.00
TLIC4006 Drive multi-combination vehicle 40 $40.00
TLID0001 Load and unload vehicles carrying special loads 20 $20.00
TLID2004 Load and unload goods/cargo 30 $30.00
TLID2022 Conduct weighbridge operations 20 $20.00
TLIE0002 Process workplace documentation 20 $20.00
TLIE2007 Use communications systems 20 $20.00
TLIE3002 Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions 30 $30.00
TLIE3028 Complete a work diary in the road transport industry 10 $15.00
TLIF0005 Apply a fatigue risk management system 40 $40.00
TLIF0009 Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility) 20 $15.00
TLIF1002 Conduct housekeeping activities 20 $20.00
TLIF3013 Coordinate breakdowns and emergencies 30 $30.00
TLII1002 Apply customer service skills 30 $30.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2022 2023
Government Subsidised $2,196 $2,294
Concession $830 $849
Traineeship $1,952 $2,025
Traineeship Concession $781 $795
RPL Government Subsidised $1,464 $1,537
RPL Concession $293 $307
RPL Self-funded $1,952 $2,050
Self-Funded $2,684 $2,806

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

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Intake Campus Course Details
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year